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been a supporter of bashar al assad, there are some signs that russia's confidence in the regime is slipping. news that richard engel was safely freed from syrian kidnappers is attracting a ton of attention online and relief in the nbc family. richard described his ordeal yesterday on the "today" show. >> as we were moving along the road, the kidnappers came across a checkpoint. so we were in the back of what you would think of as a machinemachin minivan. as we were driving along, the kidnappers saw this checkpoint, started a gunfight with it. two of the kidnappers were killed. we climbed out of the vehicle, and the rebels took us. >> engel who has been reporting on the syrian conflict since it began was safely moved to turkey. >>> as president obama prepares his second term cabinet, is he looking to find a spot for american express ceo chenault. he may replace timothy geithner in treasury department. the amex executive is a long-time ally of the president and already serves on his jobs council. >>> to business news, after an extensive investigation by regulators, ubs will pay a
of other countries towards syria. syria's closest ally other than iran is russia. today russia moved five warships to the mediterranean to prepare to evacuate russian citizens out of that country. there are a lot of russians who live in syria. and a massive evacuation is something russia had resisted doing all of this time because, we think, they thought it would make their ally look bad. well, now things have progressed in this war to the point where they appear to be no longer concerned than. they are preparing to get their people out. for those of us who are friends of richard and ghazi and john, and of course for their families, today and last night when we learned are just pure joy and relief that they are okay. but for all of us who beyond friendship just admire these guys, right, just admire their work, admire that they're willing to take such risks to report from war zones, the next thing today after the relief and the joy that they have been released unharmed, the next thing today is to remember that the thing they take that risk for is to get the story out to the world of what i
in the world. competitions in ireland, scotland, norway, japan, russia each year, the facilities here in the park are second to none. there is no complex in the world that can touch it. >> i'm here with bob, and he has kindly agreed to tell me everything i need to know about casting. i'm going to suit up and next, we're in the water. >> what any gentleman should do. golden gate angling has free lessons the second saturday of every month. we have equipment show up on the 9:30 on the second saturday of every month and we'll teach them to fly cast. >> ok. we are in the water. >> let me acquaint you with the fly rod. >> nice to meet you. >> this is the lower grip and the upper grip. this is a reel and a fly line. we are going to use the flex of this rod to fling away. exactly as you moved your hands. >> that's it? >> that's it. >> i'm a natural. >> push both arms forward and snap the lower hand into your tummy. push forward. >> i did gave it a try and had great time but i might need some more practice. i met someone else with real fly casting skills. her name is donna and she is an intern
of global warming. >> oh, no! that is it. >> kimberly: i have a quick video. time for this in russia. this is in russia. the coys are okay. it's okay. it's not animal cruelty. what happened it flipped. >> dana: that is so sad. >> bob: they were going to the meat market anyway. >> eric: how could they be okay? >> greg: they stopped the
through. a blizzard. we are seeing very cold conditions across many parts of russia down through to the ukraine and poland as well. snow and ice is already on the ground and causing quite a few problems with the driving as well. for many of us in the eastern parts of europe, it will stay very cold but the system over the southeastern parts will be spinning around and also giving heavy showers across parts of libya down through egypt as well. for the western parts of northern africa, mostly fine and subtle. not a great deal of problems with the weather. to the east, some of the showers could turn out rather strong. but whether it can also be making its way further to the east, too. already plenty of heavy downpours -- and more heading through thursday. all of it pushing steadily toward the east. kuwait will likely to see clouds and just a chance of thunderstorms. of the people in these camps have fled violence or poverty elsewhere in the country. the government has no where to put them. and elsewhere across afghanistan, aid groups are trying to distribute emergency supplies to the
the craft about two days to reach the iss. vulcanologists in russia have been able to get a glimpse of a spectacular eruption in siberia. it began erupting in late november. >> huge areas of the surrounding tundra and wildlife have been destroyed by the lava stream. it is pouring out thousands of tons of law every second. the volcano last erupted in the 1970's in one is -- in what is one of the world's most volcanic regions. >> stay with us. you are watching the "journal" coming to you from dw in berlin. after a short break, we look at how more and more journalists are coming under harms way than ever before. >> welcome back. every so often, we are reminded that journalism can be a dangerous occupation. reporters without borders says 2012 was the deadliest year for journalists since it began collecting statistics in 1995. >> a few days ago, a high- profile reporter from u.s. tv station nbc escaped death when he broke free from his kidnappers in syria, but many journalists have not been so lucky. >> the civil war in syria has made it the world's most dangerous place for journalists.
a happy dog. you can see his tail wagging. >>> in russia, told to move your car, you move your car. or else they will move it for you like this. >> oh, geez. >> apparently this car wasn't supposed to be there. >> oh, my goodness. >> they grabbed it with one of the crushing cranes and they just picked it up and repositioned it to the back of this truck. drop and done. >> that's like the extreme version of putting the orange boot on somebody's car. >> except this one really hurts. >> i feel bad for the owner of this car because they're going to come out and they're probably going to say where's my car and report it stolen. >> this would be shocking for the owner of the car. i have another video that will also shock you. dash cam video from this car captures a moment that will leave you wondering what? >> oh. oh, no. >> oh, my! >> a truck carrying a bunch of cows tips over, dumping all these cows on the road. check out the cows. right? look at how smoothly they all just get back up and walk away like nothing happened. >> poor little guys. they come flying out of there, hooves straight
had received a bundle of letters from schoolchildren in russia. and it reminded me that there was an incident in russia years ago where a gunman went into a schoolhouse and wantonly killed children and the monsignor was so touched by it, but that's the way this event has touched the world. i will tell you that this is a strong town, and you can feel the people of this community pulling together to support the survivors and thinking about how they can rebuild the town and its spirit. the first selectwoman said so pointedly the other night at the interfaith service that we will not allow this event to define newtown, connecticut, and they will not. but the families of those who have been lost have been changed forever. and it's in that regard that i particularly want to thank my colleagues for this resolution of condolence and support. i want to thank my colleague, senator reid, for the moment of silence yesterday in this chamber. in my faith tradition, when you visit a house of mourning, one of the customs is for the visitor to sitilently with the mourners. d it's ve
. >> instagram is backing off a new policy that allowed it to use photos. >> out of russia, a truck rolling over spilling out dozens of cows. >> do fans ever ask you to curse at them? >> all the time. >> and all that matters. >> you've got to be kidding me. you know, in this town with that kind of e-mail, do you think he could have survived the cia? i don't think so. >> on "cbs this morning." >> a box office record, "the hobbit: an unexpected journey ea. >> it's about tom cruise's ea. >> it's about tom cruise's search for a new wife. captioning funded by cbs >>> welcome to "cbs this morning." a new report on the attack that destroyed the american consulate in benghazi, libya, pulls no punches. it says the state department failed to provide proper security for the u.s. ambassador to libya and other officials who were killed. >> however, the report does not blame any one person for the failures and it recommends no one be fired or disciplined. margaret brennan is in washington. margaret, good morning. >> good morning to you, norah and to charlie. the review of the fatal assault blames systemic fai
policies. >> on the outside there. >> what about china's book, continental border with russia? what about china buying to siberia. i'm colonizing siberia, sending out some of these people -- how to separate the united states? how does that worry the united states? actually, china getting stronger unaccounted siberia? >> i haven't heard any proposals for china to buy parts of siberia. [laughter] their border issues, but i haven't heard any proposals. investment -- well, the united states very much once a prosperous china, but we also want a prosperous china that assumes greater responsibilities and engagement throughout the world commensurate with the capabilities and economic power. we don't want china simply to grow and take a free ride or get a free ride on everything else that's happening around the world, that china needs to set the intake are responsible when managing international affairs, with its conflicts in africa to the middle east, to north korea and elsewhere. so we are seeing some of that already. there is good cooperation on many issues, including afghanistan, engagement wi
's worse than 28, it is 24 with the wind chill! russia's parliament has given preliminary approval to a measure banning the adoption of russian children by americans. it is a harsh retaliatory moves against u.s. human-rights legislation. the lower house of parliament, the state duma today approved the second reading of bill responded to the u.s. legislation. to become law the measure would have to pass at third reading in the duma been cleared the upper house before going to president vladimir in houston for his signature. close to 1000 russian children are adopted by u.s. families last year. >> time magazine has unveiled the 2012 choice for its iconic person of the year cover. president obama is this year's choice beating out figures including yahoo ceo morris the mayor, apple ceo tim coke, egyptian president mohammed morsi and bill and hillary clinton. president obama also receive the honor and 2008 when he was president elect. as it has for the past 85 years time magazine up selected the person or persons its editors dean had the single braids impact during the past year. and is
. the child appears to be okay. >>> and out of russia, a truck is caught on tape rolling over, spilling out dozens of cows. looks pretty bad at first, but they all get up. they're like, hey, we're free, let's go get something to eat. apparently they're unhurt and all walk away from the incident. that is pretty amazing. >>> coming up on "cbs this morning," actor dustin hoffman. i'm terrell brown. this is the "morning news." morning," actor dustin hoffman. i'm terrell brown. this is the "morning news." ♪ where just one touch creates the perfect coffee. where every cappuccino and latte is only made with fresh milk. and where the staff is exceptionally friendly. ♪ nespresso. what else? if by blessed you mean freaked out about money well we suddenly noticed that everything was getting more expensive so we switched to the bargain detergent but i found myself using three times more than you're supposed to and the clothes still weren't as clean as with tide. so we're back to tide. they're cuter in clean clothes. thanks honey yeah you suck at folding [ laughs ] [ female announcer ] one cap of ti
and russia working there. we were told that we could earn $200 a month. >> ( translated ): i can't say i was very happy or excited. i worried a bit because we were heading for a foreign country. we hoped everything would be okay. >> narrator: turkey has become one of the largest markets for women trafficked from ukraine and the old soviet bloc. its lax visa requirements make it an easy port of entry to europe and the middle east for traffickers like olga. >> she got through customs with absolutely no problem. the traffickers who transport these women have a very easy time of it. because the women know that they're going to be working illegally in the country that they're going to, they actually help the trafficker by lying to the customs officials. at this point we didn't know exactly what she was going to do. she didn't know where she was going to go. we didn't know what kind of vehicle she would have. all we knew is that she often goes to a cafe and sells the girls. that's what we had heard. >> narrator: the plan is to keep on olga's trail in istanbul and see where the women in her gro
overseas. russia, south africa and finland. people embracing the idea that the spirit of those lost in sandy hook elementary school endaughters and that some good can come out of something even this bad. ann curry, nbc news. new york. >> and that is our broadcast on a tuesday night. thank you for being here with us. i'm brian williams. and we hope to see you right back here tomorrow evening. good night.
balance between the united states and russia under new start force levels would be stable except, of course, for the huge diversity or disparity, i would say in tactical nuclear weapons that russia enjoys. but under the stability there would be no incentives to strike first during a crisis nor would there be incentives to grow our respective nuclear arsenals in the future. we should, therefore, think very carefully before we contemplate any changes to long-standing u.s. nuclear deterrence policies or pursue further reductions in support of the president's disarmament agenda. we absolutely cannot know for certain that fewer numbers of weapons will make us safer. in fact, henry kissinger and brent scowcroft recently reminded us -- quote -- "that strategic stability is not inherent with low numbers of weapons. indeed, excessively low numbers could lead to a situation in which surprise attacks are conceivable." policy-makers would do well to heed the advice of winston churchill, offered in his last address to the united states congress. "be careful," he said. "above all things not to
is basically saying i'm in russia and i can't be touched that is how he is looking at this. he is saying beyond the western law enforcement agencies and russian law enforcement agencies can be bought by me and all the people in his organizatio melissa: doesn't make sense when we saw a lot of same banks attacked by cyber hackers. they were trying to crash the website of the banks and slow you down and be convene anti-. now someone is trying to steal money and said hey that is good idea, let's steal some money, right? >> right. they are trying to steal your credentials. one way to do this, this is not the exact way they do this. one way to do it, friend you on facebook, and steal yur credential from your facebook page, friend you and then prove you with a false website that looks like your ba's website. so what will happen then, you will dutifully type in user i.d. and password and think you're getting into your bank's website. when that happens, they have captured your user i.d., your password and possibly other identification features that you use melissa: is this the main way they're doing thi
russia providing the vehicle. >> >> we're back. watching wall street this morning. market future shall all three indexes in the green starting off pre-market trading this morning. >> strong gains for the second straight day yesterday. committee here's a look at yesterday's numbers on wall street. the dow surged for under 16 points. >> nasdaq rose 44 points. >> and as in peak-to jump up 16 points. >> facebook c o markzuckerberg is definitely in a holiday giving mood. >> donated 8 million of his shares worth nearly 500 million to the nonprofit silicon valley community foundation, which works and education and health initiatives. >> it is auckerbvergs second in donations since he joined the giving pledge, the bill gates warned buffett organization that has as the will to achieve when the u.s. to give to work while causes. >> the picture is pretty clear, users are not happy with the changes coming to instagram . the uproar is over changes to instagrams privacy policy allow the company to use scare photos and advertising. >> of against the galthough ins issues still have ocean falls, the se
, the sugar plumb fairy first danced to life when the nutcracker ballet premiered in russia. it's about a girl who dreams of a nutcracker prince and enchanced land. the first reviews were mixed. audiences weren't pleased with the dancing but
was so touched he received a bundle of letters from school children in russia and it reminded me there was an incident in russia where a gunman went into a schoolhouse and killed children, and the monsignor was so touched by it. that's the way this event has touched the world. i will tell you that this is a strong town, and you can feel the people of this community pulling together to support the survivors, and thinking about how they can rebuild the town and its spirit. one woman said so poignantly the other night at the interfaith sergeant, we will not allow this devent to define newtown, connecticut, and they will not -- the families of those who lost loved ones have been changed forever. and in that regard i particularly want to thank my colleagues for this resolution of condolence and support. i want to thank my league, senator reid, for the moment of silence yesterday in this chamber. in my faith's tradition, when you visit the house of mourning, one of the customs is for the visitor to sit silently with the mourners, and it's very awkward. it's actually not the natural thi
here in the middle east. and one of syria's only allies, russia, has stood behind them at least in the diplomatic speak but we just learned russia is sending warships to off the syrian coast there in the mediterranean sea potentially to evacuate russian civilians if things continue to deteriorate inside syria. which does tell you, jenna, people inside syria and also inside the russian government are making at least contingency plans for the demise of the assad regime. jenna. jenna: we'll continue to watch it. level land, thank you. jon: one of hollywood's biggest stars expected to testify today on capitol hill. so what do you think brings ben affleck to washington? >>> plus new details on the investigation in connecticut. what the chief medical examiner plans to look at that could help answer the question, why. ♪ the weather outside is frightful ♪ ♪ but the fire is so delightful ♪ nothing melts away the cold like a hot, delicious bowl of chicken noodle soup from campbell's. ♪ let it snow, let it snow can i still ship a gift in time r christmas? yeah, sure you can. grea
into the scraping. the wind chill wipers what work. russia's parliament has given preliminary approval to a measure banning the adoption of russian children by americans. this is a harsh retaliatory moves against u.s. human-rights legislation. to become law the measure would have to pass a third reading in the duma, the lower house of parliament. then clear the upper house the for going to present vladimir p. 10 for his signature. it is not it appears likely. close to 1000 russian children were adopted by u.s. families last year. >> facebook mark slugger bird is giving 18 million shares worth nearly $500 million to the non-profit silicon valley community foundation which works and education and health initiatives. is this a big nation since he joined the giving pledge, the bill gates-warren buffett organization that has as the wealthiest people in u.s. to give away half of their wealth. zuckerberg has are given $100 million to the network new jersey school system. we are in the '20s and some of the cold spots in the bay area this morning. we will be right back. >> it has not been too bad this morni
if russia would participate in the effort to try to ensure there is a smooth political transition. >> of its report to congress on afghanistan says insurgent attacks increased slightly this year it is time for the uso had 20,000 troops on the ground. how can security get better in afghanistan assist troops leave? >> well, the reality is that in it. those included there, there was a slight increase in attacks, but the overall numbers if you look at the entire year, the level of violence is down by only 60%. in kabul, almost 50% to 60% and other populated areas where we've made the transition. violence levels are down. the fact is that the afghan army, the afghan police have gotten much better at providing security in those areas that we transition to. every one of those major populated areas that have been transitioned its now been secured by the afghan army and police and that is the hope for the future. building up that force is a key to our ability to succeed in this mission for the future. we're going to continue. the taliban and is resilient and they will continue to try to conduct attac
concerns. it doesn't help in iraq or afghanistan, and we basically have a stalemate between russia and china. nuclear weapons have not been used since world war ii. they likely never will be, so why do we need land-based intercontinental ballistic missiles, bombers and submarine launched delivery systems, all three of them? do we really need 12 new strategic submarines that will cost almost $5 billion a year if we're lucky and contain costs? who actually is being deterred by this massive spending and buildup? exactly what are the circumstances 30 years from now that call for this massive stockpile of weapons and three redundant delivery systems? you know, recent articles in the "post" by walter, i think really focused on this, ordained priest in the "post," g.a.o. reports, you don't have to dig very deeply to find out that this is a bloated, flawed program with little tactical benefit for us now and a great deal of fiscal pain currently and well into the future. 1 years ago, president -- 21 years ago, president george h.w. bush unilaterally announced land-based tactical nuclear wea
this is headed in the right direction. it would be helpful if russia would participate in the effort to try to ensure there is a smooth political transition. >> the latest report to congress on afghanistan says in search of a tax increase slightly this year at a time when the u.s. still had 20,000 troops on the ground. how can security get better in this afghanistan as those troops leave? >> the reality is that in the time included there, there was a slight increase but the overall numbers, if you look at the entire year, the level of violence is down by almost 60% in kabul and in other populated areas. the violence levels are down. the fact is that the afghan army, the afghan police have got a much better at providing security in those areas we have transitioned to. everyone of those major populated areas that have been transitioned is now being secured by the afghan army and police. that is the hope for the future. building up that force is a key for our ability to succeed in this mission for the future. we will continue. the taliban is resilience. they will continue to try to conduct att
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